A 22-year-old female asked:
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my throat is really sore it's painful to swallow , talk , yawn, it also hurts my ears to swallow and my neck is sore . what could this be?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Sore throats can heal on their own, but antibiotics are used for strep throat.
Answered on Jun 21, 2019

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Dr. Laura Anissian
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Strep?: It could be strep throat or mononucleosis. I would see an MD sooner rather than later! You might need antibiotics.

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